‘Rockstar’ Mohit Chauhan marries a journalist

The Bollywood playback singer tied the knot with Prarthana Gehlot on June 29

Well-known Bollywood playback singer Mohit Chauhan married journalist Prarthana Gehlot at a hotel in Shimla on June 29, family sources said. The marriage was a quiet and private affair. Mohit’s wife works with an English magazine and hails from Dehradun in Uttarakhand.A family member said that the marriage was solemnised Friday evening at a hotel in Barog, near Kasauli hills in Solan district. The guest list included only Mohit‘s close friends and family members.

Born to Krishana Rana and BK Rana, the singer belongs to Nahan in Sirmaur district, Himachal Pradesh. Mohit got his postgraduate degree in Geology from Dharamsala. He started his music career as the lead singer for the Dharamsala-based band, The Hijackers, doing stage shows. But he shot to fame with his Silk Route group which gave hit numbers like Dooba dooba rehta hoon. The song Guncha koi in the movie 2005 Main, Meri Patni… Aur Woh! marked his entry into filmdom and since then, he has given hit numbers like – Khoon chala in Rang De BasantiMasakali in Delhi-6 and Tum se hi from Jab We Met. But the high point of his career was Rockstar in which he sang most of the songs including Saddaa haq, Hawaa hawaa and Jo bhi main. Mohit has also popularised ‘pahari’ or folk music from the hills.

Bollywoodlife congratulates Mohit and Prarthana!